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    Post: Re: Agraquest potential class action tort

    Posted by Dave on 8/10/05

    this might have been in the wrong forum from the beginning.

    On 8/10/05, Dave wrote:
    > In order to combat SBS, wouldn't you need to do research with
    > the organisms that cause it? But then deny it.
    > AgraQuest is also targeting the control of mold and bacteria
    > that cause sick building syndrome. This problem occurs when
    > certain types of microorganisms infect buildings and cause
    > health problems including headaches, respiratory troubles,
    > nosebleeds and memory loss.
    > On 8/10/05, Dave wrote:
    >> On 8/18/04, dave wrote:
    >>> (David, CA.)
    >>> Agraquest got me ill from exposure to pathogens and
    >>> allergens and set me out the door, layed off. I have been
    >>> sick many years.
    >>> I filed worker's comp. and now the company slanders me by
    >>> saying I was fired. However, I received severance pay of
    >>> one month and no dismissal letter. I never expected for
    >>> other scientist to do this to me. I thought workplace
    >>> safety was of the highest concern.
    >>> I need to find an attorney and other former employees to
    >>> file a class action lawsuit to prevent this from happening
    >>> to other laboratory workers.
    >> still sick.
    >> What ever happened to the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA);
    >> Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories
    >> (BMBL); The Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) and
    >> the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act?
    >> This stuff Serenade, Bacillus subtilis, was weighed up in the
    >> hallway and a bathroom. There are NIOSH exposure limits and
    >> this proteolytic enzyme is restricted to a Class 1
    >> at minimum.
    >> The company's own documents state:
    >> SerenadeTM WP was evaluated in a 4-hour, whole
    >> body, acute inhalation study in male and female
    >> rats.The maximum concentration (MC) which could be
    >> was 0.63 milligrams per liter (mg/L), which gave a median
    >> aerodynamic particle size of less than 0.4 . No mortality was
    >> noted during the study. Some of the clinical abnormalities
    >> noted in one or more animals were transient incidences of
    >> salvation, breathing abnormalities, decreased activity,
    >> gait, apparent hypothermia, hunched posture, decreased
    >> defecation, urine stain, decreased food consumption, and dark
    >> material around the facial area. Bwt loss was noted for three
    >> female rats (one during the 0-7 day interval, and two during
    >> the 7-14 day interval). However, this was a slight bwt loss
    >> and was not considered to be biologically significant.
    >> Here are two 1969 articles about detergent enzymes:
    >> Flindt, M. H. L., "Pulmonary Disease Due to Inhalation of
    >> Derivatives of Bacillus subtilis Containing Proteolytic
    >> Enzyme." The Lancet, (1969), pp. 1177-1181.
    >> Pepys, J. et al., "Allergic Reactions of the Lungs to Enzymes
    >> of Bacillus subtillis." The Lancet, (1969), pp. 1181-1184.
    >> When is somebody going to do something about this illegal
    >> conduct?
    >> It does not make common sense to have a mucus membrane
    >> irritant and microbiology/pesticide/insecticide/fungicide
    >> research in the same room without telling your employees
    >> the hazard.
    >> My medical bills add up to over $500,000. I get an IV
    every 28
    >> days. Surely, this is not normal.

    subtilisin exposure limits

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